|E100-73: Acts 6:8 - 8:8: Stephen the witness - Dr Tim Bulkeley|
Stephen is a âmartyrâ (in English that means someone who dies for their beliefs, but in Greek it means someone who bears witness to their faith). Stephen points to Jesus, and witnesses to truth â even at expense of speaking against âholyâ things. In his defense he retells the story of salvation Heilsgeschichte but focused on Israelite unbelief and presenting Jesus as fulfillment of old old story (Acts 7:35-37)...
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